Mightier Than the Pen Alone

A computerized system enables students to view course lectures alongside their own notes

Yvette Cottman had a rough semester last fall. A sophomore nursing student at Coppin State University here, Ms. Cottman found herself hospitalized while trying to complete a key introductory course in nursing.

She missed some lectures altogether and struggled with material from lectures that she had attended.

But Ms. Cottman was able to watch digital recordings of those lectures using